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Feudal Laws
(1,750 words)

Although it took various legal forms, feudalism or Lehnswesen was the predominant element of "state structure" in almost the whole of Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages (→feudalism). It embraced not only the economic and…

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Herbert Kalb, “Feudal Laws”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033754>
First published online: 2016



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